RFR(M): 8171181: Supporting heap allocation on alternative memory devices

Jini George jini.george at oracle.com
Sat Mar 4 09:00:48 UTC 2017

Hi Kishor,

Wanted a clarification. For Linux, wouldn't the coredump_filter file 
also have to be modified (by setting bit 3 or bit 8 ?) to ensure that 
the java heap gets dumped into the corefile when a coredump occurs ?


On 2/28/2017 5:22 AM, Kharbas, Kishor wrote:
> Hello all!I have proposed a JEP to support allocation of Java heap on 
> new memory devices such as NV-DIMMs like Intel's 3D XPoint. Such a 
> feature has applications in multi-JVM deployments, big data 
> applications and in-memory databases. Please find the details here - 
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8171181 and the patch for the 
> implementation is at 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kkharbas/8153327_webrev.04 I would 
> appreciate a review and feedback from the community for this JEP. 
> Thank you! Kishor

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